North America

Kachina Doll

Arizona, USA

Hahai Wuhti Katsina
Mother of Kachina

Carved wood (cottonwood) and natural pigments
Circa 1920
Height: 5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm)

Price: sold

America - Southwest
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Kachina dolls (or katsinam) represent spirits or gods from the pantheon of the Pueblo peoples in the American Southwest. Given to children, kachina dolls constituted a teaching tool allowing them to familiarize themselves with the spiritual world and perpetuating knowledge of the founding myths on which their society was based.